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Next Stop

With the blossoming of spring comes the influx of orders for Permanent Changes of Station (which we call PCS-ing). This means that now is when many Air Force families who are expecting to move to a new duty station find out their next destination. 222 more words

Military Life

What lessons can people learn from being in a war? Part III

Fear Inoculation

Fear inoculation is exactly what it sounds like. It is a process of becoming partially immune to the effects of fear. Lt. Col Dave Grossman describes in his books On Combat and On Killing, it is the experiences, conditioning and training to deal with events which would cause fear or stress and managing them to a level your body and mind can handle. 2,294 more words

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What lessons can people learn from being in a war? Part II

You Learn How to Eat Anything Put in Front of You

There is a lot of truth to Dan Rosenthal‘s quip that grown men will wait in line for a juice box and some reheated macaroni to eat in the dirt. 1,570 more words

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Words of Wisdom Wednesday

I’m a military spouse.  I’ve been a military spouse for 5 years almost (plus 2 years of being a military girlfriend) but this is our first deployment, and while I did pretty well for the first segment of it, I’ll admit it got me down a bit.   379 more words

Quilting

Why I'm Not "Good People"

I’m not a nice person.

I’m not a good person.

I’m not a kind person.

This isn’t to say that I don’t ever try to be any of these three things.  823 more words

Young Adult

trangfigueroa reblogged this on hype on caffeine.

SURVIVING TDY

I have been spoiled for the last 3 years, I’ve had my husband home with me every night. He was on recruiting duty, and I know a lot of people hate it, but I loved the fact that for the last three years we didn’t experience a deployment or TDY. 535 more words

Armywife

You know you're a military spouse when....

Something things I thought most military spouses could relate too:

You know you’re a military spouse when…

// you know not to go to the Commissary on the 1st or 15th of any month and you always need something on a Monday when it’s closed. 67 more words